Creative Team

CREATIVES

 

James Lapine
Author/Director

James Lapine wrote and directed the Tony Award-nominated play Act One from the autobiography by Moss Hart and directed his play Twelve Dreams.

In addition to directing the recent HBO documentary Six by Sondheim, Lapine collaborated with Stephen Sondheim as author and director on the musicals Sunday in the Park with George (Pulitzer Prize), Into the Woods, Passion (Tony Award), and the multi-media revue Sondheim on Sondheim. On Broadway, he directed the 2013 revival of the musical Annie, Golden Child, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Amour. His other plays include Luck, Pluck and Virtue, The Moment When, Fran’s Bed, and Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing.
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William Finn
Book/Music/Lyrics

Elegies: A Song Cycle premiered at Lincoln Center Theater in 2003. He wrote and composed In Trousers (L.A. Drama Critics Award); 

America Kicks Up Its Heels (Playwrights Horizons); and Make Me A Song (New York Stages); as well as Romance in Hard Times, Love’s Fire: Fresh Numbers by Seven American Playwrights, and scores for Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale and As You Like It, all for The Public Theater. He graduated from Williams College, where he was awarded the Hutchinson Fellowship in Musical Composition.
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Spencer Liff
Choreograher

Lincoln Center Theater:  Falsettos. Broadway: Spring Awakening (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), 

Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Regional: The Circus in Winter (Goodspeed), Sleepless in Seattle (Pasadena Playhouse), Two Gentlemen of Verona: A Rock Opera (STC), Oliver! (Human Race Theatre). Film: Stephen Karam’s Speech & Debate. TV: eight seasons of FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance” (two Emmy nominations: Outstanding Choreography), “Dancing With the Stars,” “Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris,” “Parks and Recreation,” “2 Broke Girls,” “Mike & Molly,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “One Day at a Time” (Netflix), “The Emmy Awards,” “The Latin Grammy Awards.” Spencer-liff.com @spencerliff
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David Rockwell
Scenic Design

Lincoln Center Theater: A Free Man of Color. Broadway: She Loves Me (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle
Awards), 

On the Twentieth Century (Tony nom.) (Roundabout); On Your Feet!; Sylvia; You Can’t Take It With You (Tony nom.); Kinky Boots (Tony nom.); Lucky Guy (Tony nom.); Hairspray (Tony, DD, OCC noms.); Legally Blonde (DD nom.); The Rocky Horror Show (DD nom.); All Shook Up (DD nom.); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Armed and Naked in America. Film: Team America. TV: “The 81st and 82nd Academy Awards” (2010 Emmy Award, 2009 Emmy nom.). Founder and President of Rockwell Group, an architecture and design studio. Honors include the AIANY President’s Award, the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, the Presidential Design Award.
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Jennifer Caprio
Costume Design

Lincoln Center Theater: Falsettos; Broadway: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

West End: The Lion (St. James). National/international tours: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Lion, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Great American Trailer Park Musical. Off-Broadway: Perfect Arrangement, In Transit (Primary Stages); Little Children Dream of God (Roundabout); Little Miss Sunshine, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Second Stage); Cherry Lane; LaMama; ETC; Ensemble Studio Theatre. Regional: Guthrie, Alley Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, Williamstown Theatre Festival (five seasons), Goodspeed Musicals (three seasons), La Jolla Playhouse, Dallas Theater Center (13 productions), Utah Shakespeare Festival (three seasons), PlayMakers Rep., Asolo Rep., Geva Theatre Center. Opera: Salome, La Bohème, Roméo et Juliette (Minnesota Opera); Pagliacci, Tosca, Barber of Seville, Sweeney Todd (Mill City Summer Opera); Florida Grand Opera; Opera Colorado; Opera Boston.
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Jeff Croiter
Lighting Design

Lincoln Center Theater: Falsettos; Broadway: Holiday Inn, Something Rotten!, Disaster!, Penn & Teller, Newsies,

Peter and the Starcatcher (Tony Award), Mothers and Sons, A Time to Kill, Soul Doctor, Jekyll & Hyde, The Anarchist, The Performers, The Pee-wee Herman Show, Next Fall, Kiki & Herb. Off-Broadway: Head of Passes; Gigantic; Mercury Fur; The Robber Bridegroom; Love’s Labour’s Lost; Fly By Night; The Last Five Years; A Lie of the Mind; Ordinary Days; The Internationalist; Cam Jansen; Old Jews Telling Jokes; Love, Loss and What I Wore; Almost, Maine; The Voysey Inheritance. Other credits include Penn & Teller (The Rio, Las Vegas); Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall, Family Guy Sings (Carnegie Hall); Jennifer Muller/The Works.
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Dan Moses Schreier
Sound Design

Lincoln Center Theater: Act One, Road, The Tenth Man, God’s Heart, Twelve Dreams, Far East, Spinning Into Butter.

Broadway: American Psycho; The Visit (with Chita Rivera); Sondheim on Sondheim; A Little Night Music; Gypsy (with Patti LuPone); Radio Golf; John Doyle’s production of Sweeney Todd; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; Gem of the Ocean; Pacific Overtures; Assassins; Julius Caesar (with Denzel Washington); Into the Woods; Topdog/Underdog; Dirty Blonde; The Tempest (with Patrick Stewart); Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk. Off-Broadway includes Passion, Road Show, Floyd Collins. Recently composed scores: Troilus and Cressida (Delacorte), The Merchant of Venice (with Al Pacino), Dan Hurlin’s Disfarmer (St. Ann’s Warehouse). Awards: four Tony nominations, four Drama Desk Awards, Obie Award for Sustained Excellence. He played oboe and English horn in the original band of March of the Falsettos and its workshop Four Jews in a Room Bitching.
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Tom Watson
Hair and Wig Design

Lincoln Center Theater: OSLO, The King and I, The City of Conversation, Act One, South Pacific, Belle Epoque and A Man of No Importance. 

Tom is head of the wig and makeup department at the Metropolitan Opera. He has designed wigs for more than 70 Broadway productions. Current and recent Broadway designs include Bright Star, Wicked, King Kong, Rock of Ages, Dames at Sea, Fiddler on the Roof and Falsettos
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Michael Starobin
Orchestration

Lincoln Center Theater: The Glorious Ones, Bernarda Alba, A New Brain, Hello Again, My Favorite Year. 

Other theater includes First Daughter Suite, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, If/Then, Annie, Dogfight, Queen of the Mist, The People in the Picture, Sondheim on Sondheim, Next to Normal, Grinch, Adrift in Macao, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Assassins, Tom Sawyer, A Christmas Carol, Guys and Dolls, In Trousers, Sunday in the Park with George, Once on This Island, Closer Than Ever, Legs Diamond, Romance/Romance, Carrie, Birds of Paradise, Rags, Three Guys Naked, Von Richtofen.
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Vadim Feichtner
Music Direction

Lincoln Center Theater: Falsettos, Elegies: A Song Cycle. Broadway: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Off-Broadway: Fly By Night, A New Brain (City Center Encores!); Little Miss Sunshine; Nobody Loves You; The Other Josh Cohen; The Memory Show; Infinite Joy; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; The Burnt Part Boys; Ordinary Days; Long Story Short; I Sing!; Songs of Innocence & Experience; As You Like It (The Public). TV: “Last Week Tonight.”
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